In episode 28, Little Me host and Broadway Workshop director, Marc Tumminelli is joined by TV, film and Broadway star Jenna Ushkowitz for a in depth chat!
Jenna shares her incredible story of growing up on Long Island, making her Broadway debut in The King And I, performing on Sesame Street, booking a ton of commercials, backstage hang outs with Lou Diamond Phillips & Donna Murphy, performing on the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, appearing on Sally Jessy Raphael, attending Trinity high school, her mentor – Jim Hoare, her time at Marymount Manhattan, idolizing Annaleigh Ashford, booking Spring Awakening on Broadway and auditioning for a new pilot called Glee.
Jenna opens up about her time working on the TV hit, Glee including; shooting the pilot, the Hot Topic mall tour, the filming schedule, becoming famous overnight, cast bonding, the media attention, the summer concert tours and other backstage memories.
Jenna tells Little Me listeners about returning to Broadway in Waitress, filming the stage to screen adaptation of Michael John Lachiusa’s Hello Again and becoming a TONY award winning producer.
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